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Fall River Heritage State Park: Fantastic Views of the Taunton River

Fall River Heritage State Park is located on the Taunton River in Fall River, Massachusetts. There is a small boardwalk (about a 1.25 mile walking path), an antique carousal, and a World War II Memorial. Adjacent to the state park lies Battleship Cove, a maritime museum and war museum. The USS Massachusetts is one of […]

Copicut Woods – A Rustic Escape in Fall River, Massachusetts

Copicut Woods is a nature preserve located in Southeastern Massachusetts in the town of Fall River. There are over 5 miles of marked trails at this 516 acre preserve. Other activities include biking and cross country skiing and snowshoeing during the winter months. Take a look at a few of the photos I took during […]

Myles Standish State Forest – Hiking in Southeast Massachusetts

Myles Standish State Forest is a state forest located in Southeastern Massachusetts, about 45 minutes south of Boston, in the towns of Plymouth and Carver. There are plenty of recreational opportunities available year round such as hiking, biking, kayaking, and fishing. There are over 13 miles of hiking trails available. I like hiking here for […]

Ice skating in Providence, Rhode Island: Better than Boston’s Frog Pond

Skating at the Greater Kennedy Center in Providence Rhode Island always makes for a fun winter activity. I wanted to get in one more skate session before they close for the winter season. This is a decent sized rink (twice the size of Rockefeller Center in New York!). This Providence Ice Rink is one of […]

Fun Southern California Beaches: The Best Beaches of LA & Orange County

Another winter storm here in the Boston area has me dreaming of the beaches I was once able to visit on a daily basis in Southern California! Southern California is known for having some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. I love the fact that the beaches are so versatile – relaxation, exercise, […]

My Favorite Hiking Spots

I have come up with a few of my favorite hiking spots for  those of you looking to do some hiking this spring. I love hiking because in addition to being great exercise, it allows you to actually surround yourself with nature as opposed to just driving past it. Hiking is a great way to […]

Where to Travel for Spring Break: A Few of My Favorite Destinations

Are you planning a spring getaway? You could travel to a popular warm weather hotspots or you could visit a quieter natural destination for more peace and relaxation. I have come up with a few ideas for great spring trips, based on my own experiences in each of the areas. If you are looking to […]

National Parks Worth Visiting…3 of My Favorites!

I love visiting National Parks…the nature, the quietness, the limitless opportunities for exercise and adventure. Taking a vacation to a national park area often leads to the best photographs and memories. I have visited plenty of parks over the years. Check out a few of my favorites so far… 1. Redwood National Parks (California) – […]

Cross country skiing at New Hampshire’s Bretton Woods Nordic Center

Bretton Woods Nordic Center, located in the White Mountains National Forest, is one of the largest Nordic centers in the East. The center is located on the grounds of the Mt. Washington Hotel. Other resort activities include tubing, alpine skiing, and snowshoeing. We did not stay at the resort – we stopped here during the […]

Buttonwood Park Zoo: A Small, Scenic Zoo in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Buttonwood Park Zoo is a tiny (about 10 acres) New England zoo located in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Mike and I decided to check it out for the morning. We checked out a free pass at the library – If you are a resident of New Bedford or the surrounding areas, then you can check your […]